gratitude

Though I haven’t read her book One Thousand Gifts, I do read Ann Voskamp’s blog.   She so poignantly questions our incapacity to be amazed and grateful. “Why do I spend so much time struggling to see it?  Do I need to see the world, visit the exquisite, before I face eternity? Or isn’t it here?…

Life Long Yearning

The galactic hole in my heart makes me tired of holding all the pieces together. Tired of doubting. Tired of needing.  Wishing.  Hurting. Crying out in all the ways that speak of your neglect. All my life, Daddy, learning that I am incomplete. So I gorge on all the things that don’t fill. Wishing for…